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Poster: quigs Date: Dec 12, 2009 12:36pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: okay, here's the thing...

Give it a shot. Anything of Mr. Bogart is worth it, especially since Lauren Becall, Henry Fonda, and very Jack Klugman are in it.

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Poster: Dwight Frye Date: Dec 12, 2009 12:53pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: okay, here's the thing...

Maybe I will.But am pretty adept at video processing.If anything can be done to improve quality of a video file,I can usually find it.But this one,pretty far gone,maybe beyond repair.

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Poster: quigs Date: Dec 12, 2009 1:06pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: okay, here's the thing...

Do what you can. It will be appreciated. Historically, Bogey died a few months after that broadcast.

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Poster: Dwight Frye Date: Dec 13, 2009 6:45am
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: okay, here's the thing...

Here you go.http://www.archive.org/details/ProducersShowcase-ThePetrifiedForest You will likely be bitterly disappointed in the quality,but remember,you asked for it.

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Poster: quigs Date: Dec 13, 2009 2:44pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: okay, here's the thing...

Mr. Frye, I thank you for 3 things.
1. Historical value- this kinoscope of 1955 marked the only time Henry Fonda and Humphey Bogart ever acted in anything together & Lauren Becal and Humphey last appearence in a completed work,
2. Historical Document-
When you consider it was made over 50 years and the original production of Petriied Forest made H. Bogart an actor and made Jack Warner sit up and pay attention to Mr. Bogart's demands as well as launched the careers of Jack Klugman and Richard Jaekcal(in the 55 production)
3. Historical moment- this production was one of the last productions H. Bogart did. He did one more production of "The bigger they Are", which wrapped as quickly as possible because of cancer was spreading in Bogart's body. In 4 months he would die.
So, I thank you "Dwright Frye" for this murky but enjoyable telecast.

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Poster: Meatpies Date: Dec 16, 2009 4:40pm
Forum: classic_tv Subject: Re: okay, here's the thing...

Just watched it and reviewed it... what a great show to watch on a rainy Oregon day.